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MphasiS appoints Rajeev Sawhney as President - Strategic Business

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NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MphasiS, a leading IT solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Rajeev Sawhney as the President - Strategic Business to accelerate the pace of transformational growth of MphasiS' direct business.

Rajeev Sawhney will be part of the MphasiS Leadership Team reporting into Ganesh Ayyar, CEO MphasiS. He is currently based in the UK.

Rajeev joins MphasiS from HCL Technologies where he was President - Europe business and Global Head - Public Services. In his role, Rajeev played a key role in building the European business for HCL to what it is today and managing the strategic direction of the company to deliver IT services globally to customers in Energy, Utilities, Government, Defence, Travel, Transportation & Logistics industries. Rajeev has worked with customers across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Prior to HCL, Rajeev was the Business Head and member of Management Board for HCL-Hewlett Packard Limited (HCL's joint venture with Hewlett Packard).

Rajeev has been passionately leading the charge on combating the global challenge of Climate Change. He is a keen supporter of 'Green initiatives' and has been a representative in World Economic Forum on related issues.

"I am excited about the journey ahead and the potential the marketplace holds. Injecting top leadership talent becomes key to company success. I am thrilled that Rajeev Sawhney, a seasoned player, has joined the Leadership and that too when he had multiple choices. I always welcome leaders who resonate with our vision and strategy. I am positive that Rajeev will lift the game for the entire Leadership Team of MphasiS," said Ganesh Ayyar, Chief Executive Officer, MphasiS.

"Successful track record means nothing in the context of future. When I was choosing my new innings, it was important for me to be a part of a culturally vibrant team. I already feel part of the MphasiS Leadership Team. I am keen to collaborate with them to lift the game for MphasiS," said Rajeev Sawhney, President - Strategic Business, MphasiS.

Rajeev holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Post Graduate diploma in HR from University of Delhi. He studied strategic management at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta; Corporate Finance at the London Business School and completed a Leadership Program at Eastern Illinois University, USA.

About MphasiS
MphasiS is a USD 1 billion global service provider, delivering technology based solutions to clients across the world. We serve clients across industries, including Banking and Capital Markets, Insurance, Manufacturing and Communications. MphasiS' integrated service offerings in Applications, Infrastructure Services, and Business Process Outsourcing help organizations adapt to changing market conditions and derive maximum value from IT investments. For more information about MphasiS, log on to

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